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" To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 15
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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The Friend, Volume 3

1868
...as long as they point it out to me. This feeling I have also with Emerson in the purest measure. " But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars....heavenly worlds, will separate between him and what he teaches. One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in the...
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The Primitive Methodist Quarterly Review and Christian Ambassador, Volume 3

1881
...glory of God. I cannot here refrain from quoting the following grand words of AA Emerson. He says, ' If a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. The rays that come from the heavenly worlds will separate between him and vulgar things. One might think the atmosphere was...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Philosopher and Poet

Alfred Hudson Guernsey - 1881 - 340 pages
...man. These varying aspects are presented in picturesque forms. Thus : THE STAES. " To go into solitude a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary while I read and write, though nobody is with me. But, if a man would bo alone, let him look at the...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...the fact. No chart of nature hangs up in his windows to shut out nature herself. How well he says : " If a man would be alone, let him look at the stars....those heavenly worlds, will separate between him and vulgar things. One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man in...
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The Pulpit record and Mutual improvement society, Parliamentary debating ...

1883
...shall g»in a greater confidence in other men. I like his remarks on solitude : " To go into solitude a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as...be alone, let him look at the stars ; the rays that oome from those heavenly worlds will separate between him and vulgar things ; one might think the atmosphere...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 388 pages
...NATURE. CHAPTER I. To go into solitude, a man nceds to retire as much from his chamber as from socicty. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though...come from those ' ' heavenly worlds will separate betwcen him and what he touches. One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design,...
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The Princeton Review, Volume 60

1884
...Fichte. He takes us, in the very beginning, to where Kant leaves us in that last page of his Ethics : " If a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. . . . One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in the heavenly...
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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster (Author of Four great teachers) - 1890 - 140 pages
...into solitude a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary while I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if...those heavenly worlds will separate between him and vulgar things. One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in...
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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster - 1890 - 140 pages
...waits." The first passage I will quote is from Emerson's essay on Nature : — " To go into solitude a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary while I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the...
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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster - 1890 - 162 pages
...waits." The first passage I will quote is from Emerson's essay on Nature : — " To go into solitude a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary while I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the...
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